If your visual taste leans more towards Warhols and Picassos than casino lights and mammoth bowling stadiums, then the Nevada Museum of Art is definitely the place for you. The only accredited art museum in Nevada, the museum's growing collection includes works spanning 19th Century classics through to modern pieces,... more »
Everyone knows that gambling is a big deal in Reno, but if one thing can challenge the city's casinos for cultural significance it's bowling. Referred to as the "Taj Mahal of Tenpins", American bowling's mecca, the National Bowling Stadium (NBS), has almost religious significance in Reno. Home to many of... more »
To experience a side of Reno you won't find in a casino, take a stroll along the Truckee River Walk. A place to enjoy the Reno's central outdoors and the cool water breeze on a warm day, the River Walk was created in the 1990s to bring attention to Reno's... more »
Those visiting Reno are blessed with a banquet of wilderness to explore. When it comes to skiing, Squaw - having once hosted the Winter Olympics - might be the most famous of the mountain peaks, but the closest resort to Reno is Mount Rose. The highest mountain in Nevada's side... more »
Rarely do museums have as much "wow" factor as the National Automobile Museum (NAM). Home to over 200 jaw-dropping cars, NAM's car collection dates back from the late-19th Century through to modern times, and is rivalled only by the Henry Ford Museum when it comes to size and significance. Containing... more »
Flight Centre's Debbie Vines travels to Reno in America's south west. Debbie observes a world famous balloon race and then heads back in time in Virginia City. Debbie also takes a trip out to Lake Tahoe and goes for a cruise on the M.S. Dixie II. Debbie, tell us about your trip.
Hot Air Balloons
Reno is famous for being 'the biggest little city in the world'. At least once a year, in September, the world descends upon it for The Great Reno Balloon Race. [...]